Technology

  • The crop that winter grew.

    If you’re going to be successful growing winter wheat on the priaires you’ll have to take to heart the old adage […]

  • Retired highway tractors fill farm needs.

    Growing numbers of farmers are opting for used tandem trucks to replace older, smaller units, but finding enough tandems to meet […]

  • Watch those in-bin temperatures

    Proper management of stored grains and oilseeds keeps these commodities marketable for however long they need to sit in bins. Constant […]

  • Demand continues to pressure fuel prices.

    It's no surprise that the prices of consumer goods rise, year after year. But when it comes to input costs, farmers […]

  • Aerial Spraying.

    Aerial spraying has its advantages and independent surveys indicate that this method saves money through gains in yield and less crop […]

  • Keep stored canola dry and cool.

    Growing canola profitably requires close attention to detail. And that includes careful monitoring during storage which, over long periods, can be […]

  • Demographics and environment trump GMO politics.

    Will Europe eventually overcome its long-standing reluctance to accept transgenic crop varieties (more commonly called genetically modified organisms or GMOs)? It's […]